“My focus is to develop positive cultures where every student is encouraged and provided with the opportunities to achieve their personal best.”
Principal, Applecross Senior High School
An innovative leader with a record of achievement, Paul combines his knowledge and competencies in diverse areas of organisational development in leading schools. He is improvement and goal-oriented as well as highly motivated, intuitive and ethical.
As principal of Applecross Senior High School for the past two years, Paul has worked with the school community to identify areas for improvement to be more flexible and responsive to the needs of students.
As an experienced principal in a diverse range of schools, Paul has seen firsthand that school culture has an enormous impact on the way schools operate and ultimately on student outcomes. He focuses on capacity building and explaining the need for change so staff and the wider school community are an active part of a sustainable change model.
He sets clear strategic directions, develops relationships and trust, and establishes the conditions for success.
Paul has held principalships at Rossmoyne Senior High School, Woodvale Secondary College, Halls Head Community College and Bunbury Senior High School.